Orca K-8 Scrap the MAP photo



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  1. Orca teacher Matt Carter is speaking at this forum Wed. Feb. 20; here’s the details:

    Public Forum
    Race, MAP tests, and privatization:
    the fight for equality in public education

    Wednesday, February 20, 7:00pm
    New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle

    Bring your thoughts and opinions to a public forum with

    Special guest speaker Dr. Steven Strauss
    Dr. Strauss is a Baltimore-area neurologist and a Ph.D. linguistics scholar. As a speaker and writer on education issues, he brings an anti-capitalist analysis and the passion of a parent with two children educated in public schools. In 2011 he marched with Save Our Schools in Washington, D.C., to protest corporatization and high-stakes testing.

    Also featuring Matt Carter
    Carter is a 4th/5th grade teacher and one of 12 staff members at Orca K-8 who are boycotting the MAP test. He is a shop steward for the Seattle Education Association and a member of Social Equality Educators. As the parent of a son and a daughter at Orca, he has opted them out of the MAP test as well.

    Door donation $3, students $1, snacks served at 6:30pm for a $4 donation
    Sponsor: Freedom Socialist Party

    For information 206-722-2453 or FSPseattle@mindspring.com.
    To request childcare please call three days in advance.

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